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Hidden Files are not Showing

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by rajabas2002, Nov 3, 2007.

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  1. rajabas2002

    rajabas2002 Thread Starter

    Nov 3, 2007
    I have WIN2K installed in my m/c. When I try to change the Floder option to "view hideen files and folders - it is reseting to the original value . I have tried the following option as suggested by devil_himself

    Navigate to the following registry key:
    HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Advan ced\Folder\Hidden\SHOWALL

    Now right click on,and delete the value "CheckedValue" in the right hand window.

    Now create a new "DWORD Value" called exactly CheckedValue in the right hand window.
    Double click on CheckedValue.
    In the opening 'Edit DWORD Value' box,set the 'Value data:' to 1

    Press Ok,exit regedit,restart your pc.

    It does not work

    Here is my Query.bat and look.bat output

    SteelWerX Registry Console Tool 1.0
    Written by Bobbi Flekman © 2005

    Hidden REG_DWORD 2 (0x2)
    ShowCompColor REG_DWORD 0 (0x0)
    HideFileExt REG_DWORD 1 (0x1)
    DontPrettyPath REG_DWORD 0 (0x0)
    ShowInfoTip REG_DWORD 1 (0x1)
    HideIcons REG_DWORD 0 (0x0)
    MapNetDrvBtn REG_DWORD 0 (0x0)
    WebView REG_DWORD 1 (0x1)
    Filter REG_DWORD 0 (0x0)
    SuperHidden REG_DWORD 0 (0x0)
    SeparateProcess REG_DWORD 0 (0x0)
    StartMenuInit REG_DWORD 3 (0x3)
    StartMenuChevron REG_DWORD 0 (0x0)
    ShowSuperHidden REG_DWORD 0 (0x0)
    ClassicViewState REG_DWORD 0 (0x0)
    IntelliMenus REG_SZ YES
    StartMenuAdminTools REG_SZ NO
    StartMenuFavorites REG_DWORD 0 (0x0)
    StartMenuLogoff REG_DWORD 0 (0x0)
    CascadeControlPanel REG_SZ NO
    CascadeMyDocuments REG_SZ NO
    CascadeNetworkConnections REG_SZ NO
    CascadePrinters REG_SZ NO
    StartMenuScrollPrograms REG_SZ NO

    Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00

    "Text"="Hidden files and folders"

    "Text"="Do not show hidden files and folders"

    "Text"="Show hidden files and folders"
  2. Frank4d

    Frank4d Retired Trusted Advisor

    Sep 10, 2006
    Is the box for "Remember each folder's view settings" checked?
  3. rajabas2002

    rajabas2002 Thread Starter

    Nov 3, 2007
    Yes it was checked. But I have tried both by checking and unchecking and the result is same
  4. devil_himself


    Apr 7, 2007
    Start > Run > regedit > navigate to


    on the Right pane Double Click on "CheckedValue" and put the Value as "1" without quotes
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